The Rise of Skywalker’: How Did Ben Solo Survive That Fall?


The Star Wars saga has a history that extends far beyond the screen corners of the film. Since Lucas first performed his opera, hundreds of books, video games, specials, cartoons, and other media have expanded his main idea.

This continues to this day. While Disney has thrown out much of the expanded language with what they found, they have begun to create their own version of it. Recently a comic showed a link that was needed to explain why Ben Solo survived a fall that the film didn’t show.

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Star Wars always looking more important than what we saw on camera. Part of his appeal in the 1970s was that distant astronomy seemed to be inhabited and full of folklore.

Like those of JRR Tolkien Lord of the Rings, Lucas did something that seemed to follow a world that never existed before it was created.

With each passing year, however, new creators have been introduced to expand on this. The Star Wars Canon provided a backstory of individual characters, a context for one-off references, and independent stories just set in the same universe as the most popular film franchise in history.

While many fans were satisfied with the film and a few video games, die-hards ate every piece of media they could.

However, Disney threw this away when they decided to start the franchise based solely on what happened on screen. Hundreds of books and other media were quickly destroyed as the people of Disney decided to give themselves a little more freedom with their version of the universe.

However, fans who love the language have not been left completely in the dust. Disney began creating its own language. Among the most successful versions of this was the comic series.

‘The Rise of Skywalker’

Despite being the ninth man, and so far, the last a chapter in the Skywalker Saga, The Rise of Skywalker there was a polarizing film among them Star Wars fans. Although the film featured many expanded references Star Wars hemisphere, many saw it as a mish-mash of storyless narratives that made sense within the foundation laid down by eight other films.

By bringing Palpatine back and making him a superhero, many saw JJ Abrams and company as chewing on the fans who want more of the same while they avoid those who watched the different directions the film took before.

One of the critical moments, in which Ben Solo and Rey finally reunited time and time again, was to see Solo fall, as Palpatine was inside. The Jedi return.

However, Palpatine was still considered dead until Episode IX, Solo returned for one last fight before he died. Fans on Reddit noted, however, that the fall he took was explained in the comics.

Why did Solo survive the fall?

One side of the canon goes beyond entertainment and into debate. Even when the old cannon was still playing, it was so long and insisted that it inevitably went against each other.

A. Reddit a thread about the fall of Solo showed this kind of debate. A comic cartoon showing Snoke teaching Ben Solo showed how similar it was to his fall in the last film.

The photo showed Solo using the force to capture himself. Perhaps, this is how he survived his fall in the film as well. Some fans disagreed, saying Abrams and the company deliberately avoided these types of references. However, the argument spread to further stages.

Either way, this fan theory sets something really interesting about it Star Wars fandom.

Whether or not he answers the question shows why Star Wars works differently from your usual movie franchise. However, with every new movie, book, comic and game, arguments like this will follow.